Evangeline Lilly made her debut as Hope Van Dyne in Marvel’s first Ant-Man movie and will become a full fledged super hero in Ant-Man and The Wasp. The Wasp was originally set to have a role in Captain America: Civil War, but was later removed. Fans seem to be completely ok with that because Lilly will return as The Wasp in Avengers 4, but the actress states that she won’t have much screen time.
While hosting a live Q/A on Instagram Lilly revealed a bit of behind-the-scenes Avengers secrets, including her appearance in the untitled Avengers 4.
“I will appear in Avengers 4, not very much, so don’t get your hopes up. Not going to be a ton. But I’m in there! And I’m proud to be in there, and I’m stoked to be in there.”
Lilly went on to describe her on set experience and as you would expect, she had a great time.
“I had so much fun on the Avengers 4 film set because they made it like a party, it was right around Christmas time and it was just like they had this tent set up with Christmas carols, with Christmas lights, and music, so every time we would be on set or walk off the set we’d walk into this really festive environment and I was surrounded by all these rock stars who are super cool people in real life and we all got to know each other. Robert Downey Jr. would have us to his tent for lunch and we’d all sit down and have lunch together. It ended up being what I think a lot of fans think a lot of fans imagine its like on a film set with a bunch of film stars, which usually it isn’t. Usually film stars all go to their own trailers and disappear and don’t talk to one another and they get on the phone with their wife or their husband or their agent or their the CEO of a company that they’re running and they’ve got something to do during their lunch hour, and sometimes it can be a really lonely place ot be, on a film set. But Avengers was the polar opposite of that. It was this community, and it was fun, and people were really warm and kind.”
What do you guys think of Lilly’s comments? Are you excited for Wasp to appear in Avengers 4? Sound off in the comments section below!
Avengers: Infinity War will be released on May 4, 2018, and has a cast that includes Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Elizabeth Olsen, Paul Bettany, Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautisa, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, Pom Klementieff, Karen Gillan, Benedict Cumberbatch, Tom Holland, Sebastian Stan, Chadwick Boseman, Paul Rudd, Cobie Smulders, Benedict Wong, Letitia Wright, Danai Gurira, Hiroyuki Sanada, Winston Duke, Tom Hiddleston, Tessa Thompson, Benicio Del Toro, Tom Vaughan-Lawlor, and Josh Brolin. Here’s the official synopsis:
As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. A despot of intergalactic infamy, his goal is to collect all six Infinity Stones, artifacts of unimaginable power, and use them to inflict his twisted will on all of reality. Everything the Avengers have fought for has led up to this moment – the fate of Earth and existence itself has never been more uncertain.
The currently-untitled Avengers 4 features a cast made up of many of the key players in Infinity War — alongside newcomers like Brie Larson and Evangeline Lilly — and is scheduled to hit theaters on May 3, 2019.
New ‘Ant-Man And The Wasp’ Toys & Masks Unveiled
Entertainment Weekly has unveiled Hasbro’s upcoming line of action figures based on the title heroes of Marvel’s Ant-Man and the Wasp.
The line will include 12-inch figures of Ant-Man and the Wasp that both retail for $19.99. The Wasp figure comes complete with two wrist accessories acting as her stinging blasters while the Ant-Man figure includes a hidden launcher and a tiny version of Scott Lang.
Separate 12-inch versions of the figures are also available with designs based on their respective costumes in the film. These figures retail for $9.99 each.
Fans will also be able to purchase Masks based on the helmets of the eponymous heroes. The Ant-Man mask includes a twist knob that allows users to alternate between Red Vision, Ant Vision, and Quantum Vision. The Ant-Man mask retails for $19.99 while the Wasp mask – which does not include multiple lenses – will retail for $9.99.
You can check out the first image below and click “next” to view the rest of the gallery!
The line will launch this spring.
From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: “Ant-Man and The Wasp.” In the aftermath of “Captain America: Civil War,” Scott Lang (Rudd) grapples with the consequences of his choices as both a Super Hero and a father. As he struggles to rebalance his home life with his responsibilities as Ant-Man, he’s confronted by Hope van Dyne (Lilly) and Dr. Hank Pym (Douglas) with an urgent new mission. Scott must once again put on the suit and learn to fight alongside The Wasp as the team works together to uncover secrets from their past.
Directed by Peyton Reed, Ant-Man and the Wasp stars Paul Rudd as Scott Lang, Evangeline Lilly as Hope Van Dyne, Michael Douglas as Hank Pym, Michael Peña as Luis, David Dastmalchian as Kurt, Judy Greer as Maggie, Randall Park as Agent Jimmy Woo, Laurence Fishburne as Dr. Bill Foster, Walton Goggins as Sonny Burch, Hannah John-Kamen as the Ghost, and Michelle Pfeiffer as Janet van Dyne.
Ant-Man and the Wasp will be released in theatres on July 6, 2018.
Source: Entertainment Weekly